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Derek’s Most Anticipated Summer Blockbusters

By Derek Delson There is no movie season as big as the summer. With a mix of blockbusters and independent movies, there’s a movie for everyone. In between visiting the beach and sipping lemonade, I suggest munching on some popcorn and watching one of my

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Board Games for When You’re Bored Out of Your Mind

By Danielle Gruber With the advent of social media and technology, interaction via mediums other than screens has become somewhat of a rarity. Walking the high school hallways, you will find the best of friends demonstrating their telepathic communication abilities as they walk side by

Romaine Calm, Zen Garden is Open

By Rachel Tair Strolling down Middle Neck Road, you are  greeted by numerous restaurants, cafes, and dessert bars. While there are unique establishments  specializing in cuisines such as Chinese and Peruvian, up until late January, Great Neck was missing one thing: a vegan restaurant. Veganism,

T-Swirl: Bringing a New Spin on Crepes

By Jenny Ye In early December, a buzz started around town when the lights of a restaurant that had been preparing to open for over two years finally turned on. Rumors flew of a cashier seen working behind the counter, and eager locals planned on

Into the Spider-Verse: The Best Animated Film of 2018

By Derek Delson Animation is a medium often assumed to be just for kids. Most childhoods are  full of animation from legendary studios like Disney and Pixar. Oftentimes studios make animated movies just for kids, including instances of immature humor, a lot of falling, and

Going Gaga for the New A Star Is Born

By Derek Delson It’s a tale as old as time. A Star Is Born is a story embedded in the history of cinema with four different versions made in the last 80 years. The tale is simple: A weathered alcoholic celebrity discovers a new talent,

Getting Excited to Calm Down

By Aditi Pardeshi School is undoubtedly stressful. I hear conversations in the hallway all the time about how overly stressed students are because of an assignment or a test. South students have to juggle about eight classes a day along with homework assignments and extracurricular

Greek Xpress: Fast and Delicious

By Nicole Yip With the pressure that kids today are under, it is no surprise that their schedules are completely packed. Between balancing studying for tests, maintaining a social life, and doing endless amounts of homework, students barley even have time to eat—let alone wait

Oodles of Noodles: Great Neck’s Newest Ramen Addition

By Celine Macura Along with the many new restaurants opening in town, Great Neck welcomes TeiNei Ya Ramen, its newest Japanese addition. Situated on South Middle Neck Rd, the quaint storefront invites new customers to try their spin on the traditional Asian cuisine. Walking into

Love, Simon Shows that Love Always Finds a Way

By Michael Zhang A trend in recent years of profound, amazingly-produced LGBTQ-themed romance films such as Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name has touched a wide variety of audiences and won countless awards. However, the U.S. has yet to have a high-grossing major studio